Houston Astros 7, Atlanta Braves 3
National League Division Series Game 3
Played on Saturday, October 8, 2005 (N) at Minute Maid Park

ATL N    0  2  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   3  8  0
HOU N    2  0  1    0  0  0    4  0  x  -   7 12  1
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Furcal ss                     5   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Giles 2b                      5   1   1   0       0   3       0   0
C. Jones 3b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
A. Jones cf                   4   0   3   1       0   1       8   0
LaRoche 1b                    3   1   1   0       1   0       6   1
Francoeur rf                  3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Langerhans lf                 2   1   0   0       1   1       2   0
  Jordan ph,lf                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
McCann c                      4   0   1   1       0   1       4   0
Sosa p                        2   0   1   1       0   1       0   2
  Johnson ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Reitsma p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Foster p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Devine p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Brower p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Franco ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Orr pr                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   3   8   3       2   9      24   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Sosa-Furcal-LaRoche, LaRoche-Furcal-Brower.

BATTING - 
2B: A. Jones 2 (2,off Oswalt,off Wheeler).
HBP: Francoeur (1,by Oswalt).
GDP: Francoeur (1,off Oswalt).
Team LOB: 8.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     5   2   3   0       0   1       1   3
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Taveras cf                    5   1   2   0       0   1       3   0
Berkman lf,1b                 3   2   1   1       0   2       3   0
Ensberg 3b                    4   1   2   2       0   0       1   2
Lamb 1b                       2   1   1   1       2   0       7   1
  Burke lf                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lane rf                       3   0   2   2       0   0       2   0
Everett ss                    3   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Ausmus c                      3   0   0   0       1   0       9   1
Oswalt p                      3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Wheeler p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gallo p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Palmeiro ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bruntlett 2b                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   7  12   7       3   4      27   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Ensberg-Lamb.
E: Everett (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Biggio 3 (4,off Sosa 2,off Reitsma); Ensberg 2 (2,off Sosa,off Devine);
Taveras (1,off Sosa); Lane (1,off Sosa).
HR: Lamb (1,3rd inning off Sosa 0 on 2 out).
SF: Lane (1,off Sosa); Everett (1,off Brower).
HBP: Berkman (1,by Sosa).
GDP: Oswalt (1,off Sosa); Ausmus (2,off Brower).
IBB: Lamb 2 (2,by Sosa,by Devine); Ausmus (1,by Sosa).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Sosa L(0-1)                   6     7   3   3   2   3   1  27
Reitsma                       0     2   2   2   0   0   0   2
Foster                        0     1   1   1   0   0   0   1
Devine                        0     2   1   1   1   0   0   3
Brower                        2     0   0   0   0   1   0   5
Totals                        8    12   7   7   3   4   1  38

Reitsma faced 2 batters in the 7th inning
Foster faced 1 batter in the 7th inning
Devine faced 3 batters in the 7th inning
HBP: Sosa (1,Berkman).
IBB: Sosa 2 (2,Lamb,Ausmus); Devine (1,Lamb).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Oswalt W(1-0)                 7.1   6   3   3   2   7   0  30
Wheeler                       0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Gallo                         0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Lidge                         1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4
Totals                        9     8   3   3   2   9   0  38

HBP: Oswalt (1,Francoeur).

Umpires: HP - Jeff Nelson, 1B - Gary Cederstrom, 2B - Eric Cooper, 3B - Sam Holbrook, 
LF - Joe Brinkman, RF - Marvin Hudson
Time of Game: 2:50   Attendance: 43759


Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Houston Astros           
1. Furcal              ss        Biggio              2b
2. Giles               2b        Taveras             cf
3. C. Jones            3b        Berkman             lf
4. A. Jones            cf        Ensberg             3b
5. LaRoche             1b        Lamb                1b
6. Francoeur           rf        Lane                rf
7. Langerhans          lf        Everett             ss
8. McCann              c         Ausmus              c
9. Sosa                p         Oswalt              p

BRAVES 1ST: Furcal grounded out (second to first); Giles
grounded out (first unassisted); C. Jones flied to left; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio doubled to center; Taveras was called out on
strikes; Berkman was hit by a pitch; Ensberg doubled to left
[Biggio scored, Berkman to third]; Lamb was walked
intentionally; Lane hit a sacrifice fly to center [Berkman
scored, Ensberg to third]; Everett flied to left; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Braves 0, Astros 2.

BRAVES 2ND: A. Jones singled to left; LaRoche walked [A. Jones
to second]; a balk was called on Oswalt but since he threw
the pitch and it was ball 4, no balk was charged; Francoeur
grounded into a double play (third to first) [LaRoche to second,
A. Jones out at third]; Langerhans walked; McCann singled to
left [LaRoche scored, Langerhans to third]; Sosa singled to left
[Langerhans scored, McCann to second]; Furcal grounded out
(third to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Ausmus flied to center; Oswalt flied to right;
Biggio doubled to left; Taveras flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 2.

BRAVES 3RD: Giles struck out; C. Jones grounded out (second to
first); A. Jones doubled to right; LaRoche flied to left; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Berkman struck out; Ensberg flied to center; Lamb
homered; Lane grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 3.

BRAVES 4TH: Francoeur struck out; Langerhans struck out; McCann
grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves
2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Everett singled to left; Ausmus popped to first;
Oswalt grounded into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to
first) [Everett out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2,
Astros 3.

BRAVES 5TH: Sosa was called out on strikes; Furcal flied to
center; Giles was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Biggio popped to first; Taveras doubled to left;
Berkman struck out; Ensberg flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 3.

BRAVES 6TH: C. Jones struck out; A. Jones struck out; LaRoche
singled to left; Francoeur was hit by a pitch [LaRoche to
second]; Langerhans flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Braves 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Lamb flied to left; Lane doubled to left; Everett
flied to center; Ausmus was walked intentionally; Oswalt
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves
2, Astros 3.

BRAVES 7TH: McCann flied to left; JOHNSON BATTED FOR SOSA;
Johnson grounded out (second to first); Furcal grounded out
(catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: REITSMA REPLACED JOHNSON (PITCHING); Biggio doubled
to left; Taveras singled to second [Biggio to third]; FOSTER
REPLACED REITSMA (PITCHING); Berkman singled to left [Biggio
scored, Taveras to second]; DEVINE REPLACED FOSTER (PITCHING);
Ensberg doubled to left [Taveras scored, Berkman to third]; Lamb
was walked intentionally; Lane singled to left [Berkman scored,
Ensberg to third, Lamb to second]; BROWER REPLACED DEVINE
(PITCHING); Everett hit a sacrifice fly to center [Ensberg
scored, Lamb to third]; Ausmus grounded into a double play
(first to shortstop to pitcher) [Lane out at second]; 4 R, 5 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Astros 7.

BRAVES 8TH: Giles singled to center; C. Jones flied to center;
WHEELER REPLACED OSWALT (PITCHING); A. Jones doubled to left
[Giles scored]; LaRoche flied to center; Francoeur reached on an
error by Everett [A. Jones to third]; GALLO REPLACED WHEELER
(PITCHING); JORDAN BATTED FOR LANGERHANS; Jordan forced
Francoeur (second unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 3,
Astros 7.

ASTROS 8TH: JORDAN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); PALMEIRO BATTED
FOR GALLO; Palmeiro flied to center; Biggio struck out; Taveras
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves
3, Astros 7.

BRAVES 9TH: LIDGE REPLACED BIGGIO (PITCHING); BERKMAN CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); BURKE REPLACED LAMB (PLAYING LF);
BRUNTLETT REPLACED PALMEIRO (PLAYING 2B); McCann struck out;
FRANCO BATTED FOR BROWER; Franco singled to right; ORR RAN FOR
FRANCO; Furcal flied to right; Giles struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Braves 3, Astros 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           3   8   0    8
 Astros           7  12   1    7


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